Sunday, May 02, 2010

Heavy thundercells in Madhya Maharashtra, specially around Satara and Baramati, today evening. Only traces of rain in some cities like, Pune and Aurangabad, recorded upto 5.30 pm. Mumbai clear and hot at 35c today.Thunder clouds visible in the East.

Yesterday evening Mahableshwar recorded 49 mms of rain, and minimum( recorded today morning) drops to 14.7c.
On 1-May, Rainfall over Kerala and North Interior Karnataka ...

On 1-May, Rainfall over Kerala and North Interior Karnataka

Rainfall occurred at a few places over Kerala and North Interior Karnataka. Isolated rainfall occurred over Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Coastal and South interior Karnataka. Dry weather prevailed over Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema and Lakshadweep.
The chief amounts of rainfall recorded in Centimetres are:
Parkal (Warangal dt) 4, Kanyakumari, Pattambi (Palakkad dt), Konni (Pathanamthitta dt) and Sakleshpura (Hassan dt) 3 each, Periyar Dam (Theni dt), Thrithala (Palakkad dt), Kanjirapally (Kottayam dt), Alamatti (Bijapur dt) and Jeerwadi (Gulburga dt) 2 each and Kuzhithurai and Pechiparai (both Kanyakumari dt), Yercaud, Kodaikanal, Vythiri (Wynad dt), Munnar (Idukki dt), Subramanya (Dakshina Kannada dt), Shirali, Gadag, B. Bagewadi (Bijapur dt), Afzalpur (Gulburga dt), Madikeri and Bandipura (Chamrajnagara dt) 1 each.
On Saturday, the maximum temperature fell markedly at a few places over North Interior Tamil Nadu, fell appreciably at a few places over rest Tamil Nadu, fell at one or two places over rest Tamil Nadu, South Interior Karnataka, Telangana, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, rose appreciably at one or two places over North Interior Karnataka, rose at one or two places over rest North Interior Karnataka and changed little elsewhere over the region.
They were appreciably below normal at a few places over North Tamil Nadu, at one or two places over South Interior Karnataka, South coastal Andhra Pradesh, below normal at a few places over Telangana, rest Tamil Nadu, at one or two places over North Interior Karnataka, North coastal Andhra Pradesh, above normal at a few places over Kerala and were generally normal over the rest of the region.
Rentachintala recorded the highest maximum temperature of 42 degree Celsius in the region.

5:30pm, Isolated shower over E. Rajasthan, S. Gujarat, Most of Uttaranchal, Squall over S. central Bengal..
5:30pm, Showers again over S. western ghats along Kerala and over South central Tamilnadu..
5:30pm, Afternoon thunder cells over Most of Maharastra, S.central Karnataka, N. Andhra, ..
RT @myviews4life: Torrential rain rocks Dindigul; Heavy downpour hits Kodaikanal.
RT @myviews4life: Heavy rain lashed Thanjavur and Tiruvarur districts on ...
Rainfall: Tamilnadu toppers from 1-Jan-10 to 30-Apr-10..
Rainfall: Tamilnadu toppers from 1-Jan-10 to 30-Apr-10..

Rainfall: TN toppers from 1-Jan-10 to 30-Apr-10

Pechiparai – 28 cm
Kodaikanal – 27 cm
Valparai – 22 cm
Kuzhithurai – 18 cm
Tondi – 18 cm
Boothapandi - 17 cm
Uthagamandalam – 17 cm

(with available data IMD publishes)
posted by Pradeep John
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A fresh western disturbance will affect western Himalayan region from 4th onwards
Isolated thundersquall would occur over Bihar, Jharkhand West Bengal & Sikkim and northeastern States during next 48 hours.
Another trough runs from Konkan to south Tamilnadu cost across Karnataka at 0.9 Km. above mean sea level
East-west trough at 0.9 Km. above mean sea level runs from Haryana to Assam across Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and sub Himalayan West Bengal.
Rain map of 1-May, Guwahati-8, Mahabaleshwar-5, Gangtok, Siliguri, Purnea and Kanyakumari-3 CM each ...
On 1-May, Highest Maximum Temperature of 43.0°C was recorded at Barmer (Rajasthan).
On 1-May, Maximum temperatures are below normal by 3-7°C over many parts of Madhya Pradesh
Chennai - now 1:50pm having a clear deep blue sky. Temp. touched a max of 35.1°C (11:15am). At present NO winds from No-where.
1pm, No sign of thunder cells yet over south peninsula... Some signs are there over Orissa
Gadag - 4pm, 1-May, received heavy rain fallowed by wind
At present we have a good South Westerly wind stream from S.Arabian sea which will give showers for Kerala, Karnataka..


According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), many locations across India experienced their warmest March maximum, minimum, or mean temperatures on record. Delhi, India experienced above-average temperatures during March 2010. The average maximum and minimum temperatures for March 2010 were 34.1°C (93.4°F) and 18.6°C (65.5°F)—which is 4.1°C (7.4°F) and 3.2°C (5.8°F) above average, respectively. These were the second warmest March maximum and minimum temperatures, behind 1953 (34.3°C [93.7°F]) and 1916 (18.8 [65.8°F]), respectively. Delhi's average mean temperature during March 2010 was 26.3°C (79.3°F), the second warmest March mean temperature on record, behind 1953 (26.4°C [79.5°F]). Records in Delhi began in 1901. Please see IMD's March 2010 report for additional information.

posted by Mr. Ponnachi G Son
New Delhi :: 6 degrees celsius fall in mercury after evening rain (1-May)...
Massive Thunder Clouds seen East of Mumbai at 5.30 pm, 1-May
Afternoon showers to continue along Kerala, w.ghats and Karnataka coast till 8-May.
chennai - Going to be a warm and humid day, with cloud formation till 1pm.. 40% chance of shower towards evening.
Rain fall map for the past week suggests heavy showers over South Arabian sea, S. BAy, Kerala and N-E states..
Here's the sat. shot of the super thunder storm over central U.P at 9pm.. ... over Bihar at 12am..
At around 8pm, 1-May, a Super thunder storm swept from central U.P and moved east crossing Bihar, N.Bengal, N.Bangladesh and now over Assam.
Early morning, Very heavy showers over N-E states ..